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What to Expect After Your SIS Assessment

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Behavioral or Medical Document Request for Verification Depending on your SIS scores and responses to the Supplemental Questions asked after your SIS assessment, you may be asked to submit documentation to consider you for assignment to the NM DDW Groups F or G. These groups are reserved for individuals with extraordinary medical risk or extraordinary behavior risk. You, your guardian when applicable and your case manager will receive information about submitting documentation if it applies to you. Then, your documents will be reviewed by medical or behavioral reviewers according to DDSD policy and procedure. See NM DDW Development and Notification of NM DDW Group Assignment and Decision Rules.

Receive Your NM DDW Planning Packet Within 2-4 weeks after your SIS assessment or if applicable after your verification review you and your guardian (when applicable), and your case manager will receive a NM DDW Planning Packet which includes the following:

  • Informational Instructions
  • Notice that the DDW Participant’s existing services and benefits will continue in effect until the resolution of the procedures required for review of service plans and budgets
  • A report called My Supports Profile
  • NM SIS Assessment Checklist
  • Notice of the DDW group assignments and associated service package
  • Notice of proposed annual budget for that DDW Participant
  • A copy of the DDW Group Assignment Decision Rules
  • Notice of Right to Appeal

Then, your case manager will contact you to schedule a pre-ISP meeting and to review your packet.

Pre-ISP Meeting. After your receive your NM DDW Planning Packet with your proposed budget and suggested service package, your case manager will talk with you and your guardian, if you have one, about all of your options so you can be prepared for your Individual Service Plan (ISP) meeting. This is the time to ask questions or talk about any concerns you may have.

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My Supports Profile

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